Have you ever looked at a sentence until it stopped making sense? For this short, I took a bit from a little-known Lewis Carroll poem, and repeated it until it lost any kind of meaning. Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg
If you search for a needle in a haystack for too long, you start to get bored, then tired, then angry. If you get angry enough, you might even throw the whole haystack away, but then you've lost the needle forever... Topics: nick, nicholas, fox-gieg, foxgieg, fox, gieg
The letters used in this short fell off a movie theater marquee one Sunday afternoon in the fall of 1998. Theyâd originally been part of some grand, meaningful words, but now they were stranded and helpless. So I gave them a new home. Topics: nick, nicholas, fox-gieg, foxgieg, fox, gieg
This is one of a series of realtime animations we created for Jen Tsueiâs play Fantasias for the Immoderate. Two actors in microphones used the volume of their voices to control the video âpuppetsâ in a program called Isadora. Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, animation
Created by running television static through a Painter script continually for three months, gradually drawing fantastic patterns and colors out of random noise. Commissioned by TAIS as part of the Eleven in Motion series, based on the paintings of Oscar Cahén. Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, animation, visual music
It's an old joke: a priest challenges a rabbi to a debate on the spiritual condition of Jewish people. But neither speaks the other's language, and...well, I won't spoil the punch line. Topics: nick, nicholas, fox-gieg, foxgieg, fox, gieg, animation, comedy
"They gave me a gun, a pick, and a hand grenade, and said 'Win at any cost,' and I said 'Right.' There's nothing I love more than winning..." From a story by Susan Murray. Topics: nick, nicholas, fox-gieg, foxgieg, fox, gieg, animation
At the start of the Afghan War, I heard the title's classic Cold-War motto resurrected by Texas Congressman Dick Armey. Oddly enough, it made me think of the Lewis Carroll poem "The Voice of the Lobster," in which the Panther and the Owl sit down to negotiate an agreement. The story just seems to have a timely ring about it. Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, rule or ruin, animation
Enoch receives a premonition of disaster, so he sets out to collect as many books as he can find, to preserve the knowledge of the world. But, lacking reliable divine guidance, all his careful preparations come down to a straight-ahead, all-or-nothing gamble… Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, rule or ruin, animation
The painter in this short may think she’s only painting circles on the ground. But from our privileged vantage point, we can see well enough where it’s all going to lead… Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, rule or ruin, animation
I’d seen pictures of it before, but an especially dramatic photograph caught my eye on a magazine cover in the grocery store. It almost looked like another vegetable: a brilliant marigold-orange “fuel-air” bomb, the most powerful non-nuclear weapon on the market. Topics: nick, nicholas, foxgieg, fox-gieg, fox, gieg, rule or ruin, animation
"There is such a thing as getting too into a game." When Fling Films introduces Moviestorm to Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas our man FLeeF finds out the hard way that it's not all it's cracked up to be. Producer's note: this project was originally slated to be a combination of live action and game animation; however, the recorded video camera quality was unacceptable and the project was shelved. Then along came the private beta testing invitation from Moviestorm and the decision to... Topics: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games, Moviestorm, Fling Films, Fox, Frank L.
We all know about the lumps of coal for naughty little boys and girls, but what does Santa do about the naughty grownups? Follow the antics of Santa Claus as he makes his lesser known rounds on the day before the night before Christmas. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games, Fling Films, Fox, Frank L.